Olympic Athletes to Remember

Making the Olympics is no small feat. It takes years of training and sacrifice for Olympic athletes to participate at the highest level. However, among Olympians, there are those who take it to the next level. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the top Olympic athletes of all-time.

Michael Phelps

Arguably the greatest Olympic athlete ever is Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history. His impressive medal count includes a record of 23 gold medals with eight of them coming at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His medal collection started at the 2004 Athens summer Olympics with eight total medals and continued through the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with another five golds and one silver medal. Phelps is a world record holder in multiple swimming events and is considered the greatest swimmer of all-time. ... Read More

Christian Athletes Who Play & Pray

While some athletes may shy away from mixing religion and sports, others are devout Christians who openly share their faith. Read on as we look into some of the top Christian athletes and how their faith has been instrumental in their professional and personal lives.

Tim Tebow

Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow is known for being vocal about his Christian faith, both on and off the field. In 2007, Tebow won the Heisman Trophy with the Florida Gators, setting various school and national records. Known for wearing John 3:16 on his eye black, the media attributed the NCAA message ban on eye paint as “The Tebow Rule.” Additionally, his propensity for kneeling on one knee and bowing his head to honor his faith started the term “Tebowing” by fans and media. After college, Tebow played in the NFL for the Denver Broncos and Philadelphia Eagles. Tebow is currently playing baseball in the New York Mets organization and continues to publicly share his religion through motivational speeches, books and media. ... Read More

How to Introduce a Speaker

Although introducing a speaker at an event is usually little more than an afterthought, knowing how to introduce a speaker can set the tone for the entire speech and determine its success. It not only lets the audience know who will be giving the presentation but also helps increase attentiveness, generates excitement and positions the speaker as an authority.

Wondering how to introduce someone to an audience? Let’s discuss some of the most important aspects of a speaker introduction you should consider.

Get to Know Your Guest Speaker: Be Knowledgeable in Your Introduction

The speaker that delivers the message can be just as important as the message itself, so one of your most important tasks is figuring out how to present the speaker in a way that positions them as a qualified authority to speak on the subject.

While you can use an introduction of speaker sample to get yourself started, the core of the message should still be centered around the specific qualifications and accomplishments of the speaker, as that is what will get people excited about hearing them speak. ... Read More

Booking The Best Denver Speakers: Denver Broncos

We continue our series of looking at some of our most popular athletes and sports speakers who are local to major markets and are available for speaking engagements and athlete appearances. Today, we focus on the “Mile High City” of Denver, Colorado.

Denver: Home to Four Major Professional Sports Franchises

Denver is home to four major professional sports franchises – the Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets. And although Sports Speakers 360 books athletes from each of these teams, the majority of our requests and the most popular keynote speakers are former Broncos and for good reason. The Broncos are not only the oldest and most established professional sports franchise in the Rocky Mountain region but also the most successful, winning three Super Bowls. They’ve sold out every game since 1970, an NFL record. Below are a few of our most requested former Broncos… ... Read More

Booking Dallas Cowboys Appearances and Speaking Engagements

Oftentimes, when a company or organization reaches out to Sports Speakers 360 looking to book athlete for a speaking engagement or personal appearance, they’re looking for someone local so that travel is not required. In this blog series, we’re going to look at various cities across the country and some of the most popular local athletes and top sports speakers. Let’s start with Dallas.

The majority of our requests not only in Dallas but across the state of Texas are for Dallas Cowboys appearances and speaking engagements. Whether you’re looking for a sports motivational speaker to talk about leadership, teamwork, overcoming adversity and peak performance or for a sports speaker to simply share entertaining stories from the gridiron, there are a large number of former Cowboys to choose from who are local to the Dallas area. Let’s look at a few… ... Read More